Job ID: 290152767
Last Updated: 6/23/2023
HR Manager (Recruitment)
Accepts J-1 Visas
Reports to: Manager, Contracting
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade: I - $61,000 - $99,110
About CalOptima Health
CalOptima Health is the single largest health plan in Orange County, serving one in four residents. Our motto "Better. Together. is at the heart of our mission to serve members with excellence, dignity and respect. We are a public agency made up of compassionate leaders and professionals working together to strengthen our community's health. We are continuing to build a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within our community where employees have a sense of belonging, and are valued for their ideas, contributions, and their unique individual perspectives they bring. CalOptima Health has been recognized as one of Orange County's best places to work, so we know there is something special about our organization. It is why people choose to work here and why they choose to stay!
About the Position
The Contracts Specialist will assist in the coordination, implementation and processing of certain provider contracts and letters of agreement. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the contracting database including contract boilerplates, final agreements, amendments and other contracting related requirements.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Participates in a mission driven culture of high-quality performance, with a member focus on customer service, consistency, dignity and accountability.
Assists the team in carrying out department responsibilities and collaborates with others to support short and long-term goals/priorities for the department.
Assists Contracts Managers in creating, coordinating and implementing contracts and amendments with providers.
Keeps manager and director abreast of issues and concerns.
Negotiates, coordinates and implements letters of agreements under the guidance and direction of the department manager.
Acts as a contracting liaison between providers and CalOptima Health and responds to provider questions and inquiries regarding contract language and rates in a timely manner.
Communicates with internal departments regarding provider contract obligations and rates.
Manages the electronic library of provider contracts for all CalOptima Health's lines of business.
Manages and updates provider's records in contract database.
Creates and enhances reports as needed for Contracts Managers.
Completes other projects and duties as assigned.
Experience & Education:
Associate's degree required.
2 years of experience in managed care contracting or provider relations required.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position such as those listed above is also qualifying.
Experience working with a contract management system.
Experience with SharePoint or One Note
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing duties of the job, employee may be required to move about the organization. Employee must be able to sit for extended periods of time, as well as work at the computer for long periods. Employee is required to use hands and fingers, especially for typing on the computer and using the mouse. Must also be able to reach with hands and arms and must occasionally lift office supply boxes or laptop case, up to 25 pounds. Employee must be able to communicate, particularly for regular phone use, in meetings, face-to-face interaction and while presenting.
Work Environment: Typical office environment with minimal to moderate noise levels and controlled office temperatures.
About our Benefits & Wellness options:
At CalOptima Health, we know that a healthy and happy workforce is a thriving workforce, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), low-cost medical/vision/dental insurance options, and paid time off. To support quality work-life balance, we allow flexible scheduling during core business hours, telework options for some positions, work schedules that allow every other Monday or Friday off (9/80 schedule), and a wellness program featuring diverse activities. Additionally, CalOptima Health contributes 4% of pensionable earnings to a 401(a) retirement program with no required employee contribution. Employees also have access to 457(b) retirement plans with pre/post-tax contribution options.
CalOptima is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit. CalOptima wants to have qualified employees in every job position. CalOptima prohibits unlawful discrimination against any employee, or applicant for employment, based on race, religion/religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transitioning status, age, sexual orientation, immigration status, military status as a disabled veteran, or veteran of the Vietnam era, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. CalOptima also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived as having, any of those characteristics.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability.
Job Location: Orange, California
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